Dealing with massive amounts of requests is an everyday occurrence for most businesses, be those from employees, vendor partners, customers and other stakeholders. Creating a SharePoint help desk system to deal with all these requests, however, isn’t always easy. While SharePoint is a useful software right out of the box, one major challenge SharePoint users have to contend with is the needed technical expertise to align the software’s functionalities with that of the company’s unique business needs.
Whether they’re across the globe, country, locality, or floors in the same building, more and more companies are relying on the efforts of distributed teams. This is one of several reasons why online project collaboration tools are being widely used today. Online project collaboration tools are more manageable, highly deployable, support cross-platform compatibility and mobility, among others, for a fraction of the amount most businesses spend to keep and maintain an on-premise server.
Did you know that an alarming 0% of organizations have the BPM level of maturity when they can fully use optimized process? At this level, optimized processes would lead to profitability when ‘enterprise business outcomes consistently meet forecasts, as Gartner estimates’ yet no one still has achieved this. Why does this occur? First of all, because gaining this maturity turns out to be costly and time consuming due to the rigidity of the existing BPM systems. Yet it is just a matter of the right approach to BPM adaptability, which helps find the exit from this impasse.
If you don’t know what’s going on in your department or your company right now, you are trying to manage a ‘blind system’. Even process automation doesn’t give you enough insight into daily company activity in this case. The holistic approach is a combination of tools you can put together around your automated processes to gain visibility. Here is what you can do:
Back in the day when social task management tools were unheard of, managers scheduled team meetings to distribute tasks and/or check members’ task statuses. Meetings were also required to discuss task execution challenges and brainstorm ways to ensure effective task management. Progress reports were then sent as a spreadsheet, or some other file type, via the company’s internal shared drive or through email.
When handling company crises, versatility is the name of the game. Versatility means flexibility, and flexibility in critical business situations entails effective communication among involved parties – staff on the ground, management, and support personnel. Needless to say, your collaboration tools for business can play an essential role in overcoming trying business circumstances.
There’s Springpad. There’s Evernote. There’s Google Tasks and TeuxDeux. There’s a ton of personal task management software to choose from out there – perhaps hundreds, if not thousands – and depending on whom you’re asking, one is significantly better than the other. But “personal” being the operative word, one is inclined to ask, what does a personal task management software have to do with team-based tasks and enterprise-wide projects?
Comindware recognized as the leading provider of work management solutions by influential knowledge management publication
[Woburn, Mass.] March 1, 2014 – Comindware (https://www.comindware.com/), the innovative provider of business process management (BPM) and project management solutions, today announced that it has been named one of KMWorld’s 100 Companies That Matter in 2014 for delivering a distinctive approach to driving business performance in the knowledge management industry.
A tool to help optimize project management execution and initiate ease of communication, your team project management software has a big role to play. Choosing the right one for your projects and teams is crucial.
They say the ultimate inspiration is the deadline. While that is true, the fact remains that deadlines are stressful. Still, without deadlines, there’s no way to tell if the works of art and technological conveniences we all are enjoying today will ever come to fruition. Without a deadline, what’s to stop you from taking forever to finish school or work on your life’s goals?
Workflow automation, marketing automation, email automation, and then there’s Google’s entry into the smart home space via its recent purchase of Nest, a big step towards what Cisco calls the Internet of Everything. Anywhere you look nowadays, there’s got to be something that’s automated somehow. While not everything can be automated or made more efficient by software, the fact remains that some things are too complex and/or repetitive to tackle manually, and that certain data can be too valuable to be left sitting idle for long with unstructured data.